What is a Notary Public?The position of Notary Public is the oldest legal profession. A highly trained professional who can prepare documents or authenticate existing documents for use abroad. The position of a Notary Public is a Royal Appointmentmade by the Archbishop of Canterbury to become an Officer of the Law. It is a public office. A Notary must undertake his/her duties to the best of his/her skill and ability, he/she must act honourably in accordance with his oath/declaration. A notary can help with your foreign affairsby providing identitychecks. A notary will ensure your understandingof the documents. A Notary will verify facts and undertake checks to ensure the documents can be relied upon by third parties.